Implementing Sustainable Agricultural Practices to Attain Organic Certification

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1994: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $16,840.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:


  • Animals: bovine, goats


  • Animal Production: grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, riverbank protection
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management, sanitation
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, analysis of personal/family life, social capital, sustainability measures
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